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Coronavirus Update: Coping with Cutbacks and Closures

New Yorkers looked for ways to make life more tolerable this week, amid continued cutbacks and closures during coronavirus lockdown.

Poster House Continues Chinatown Video Series With Grace Young

Here's Part 2 of the Chinatown video series done in collaboration with Poster House and chef Grace Lee. This episode features Peter Lee, the owner of the beloved restaurant, Hop Kee. Grace Lee writes: On Sunday March 15, I went into Manhattan’s Chinatown to speak to the owners of mom-and-pop businesses and find out how they were dealing with the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Poster House Sponsors Chinatown Video Series

Poster House, a museum dedicated exclusively to posters, has closed its doors and rededicated itself to some virtual projects in response to the Coronavirus crisis.  One of the projects is a video series about how the virus is affecting...

Chinatown Businesses Continue to Suffer Due to Coronavirus Misconceptions

According to the NYC Department of Health, there are now 76 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York State and 11 in New York City. Most of the cases are clustered in Westchester County, but unfortunately, Chinatown is paying a...

(Photos) Chinatown Celebrates Year of the Rat with Lunar New Year Parade

Local photographer Roger Bultot shared some great photos from Sunday's Lunar New Parade in Chinatown. It's been a tough holiday season for the community, as unfounded fears about the new coronavirus have kept many people away from the neighborhood.

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Chinatown This Weekend!

It's a big celebratory weekend in Chinatown. The Lunar New Year Parade kicks off on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Mott and Canal streets. As usual, lion dancers, floats, performers and many neighborhood groups will weave their way through the...

Five Alarm Fire Tears Through Chinatown Building That’s Home to Several Non-Profits

A three alarm fire broke out in a city-owned building at 70 Mulberry St. last night, injuring three people and impacting several non-profit organizations housed in the property across from Columbus Park in the heart of Chinatown.

Suspect Pleads “Not Guilty” in Four Chinatown Murders

Randy Santos, the man accused of beating to death four homeless men in Chinatown, has pleaded not guilty. In court Monday, his lawyer signaled that an insanity defense is likely. Five men were viciously attacked with a metal pipe on...

Marco Polo Festival Returns to Chinatown and Little Italy

The Marco Polo Festival returns to Chinatown and Little Italy on Saturday, October 19. This year promises a family pageant that will flow through the streets. They write: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council will host its 11TH Annual Marco Polo Street Pageant...

City Council Approves Plan to Replace Rikers Island With Four Borough-Based Jails

The New York City Council made a momentous decision Thursday intended to shutter Rikers Island and replace the infamous prison with four borough-based jails, including one at 125 White St. in Chinatown. It was a hard-fought victory for Mayor de...
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New Child Care Center Coming to the Lower East Side (Sponsored)

As New York City’s leading provider of child care and preschool, Bright Horizons® offers a unique early education experience...
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